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Address: Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984.168.96.93
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Description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on...
PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel.
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First time at the Reef

Great little resort, I'm still learning when it comes to diving and really appreciated the knowledge and patience of the Dive Staff. Did 6 dives, all great, the biggest group was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Great little resort, I'm still learning when it comes to diving and really appreciated the knowledge and patience of the Dive Staff. Did 6 dives, all great, the biggest group was 6 people which was really nice. Dive shop was extremely professional, they looked after all your equipement after each and every dive, their equipement was of top quality, would... More 

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Lorette
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I enjoyed 8 great dives with the fantastic crew at the Reef Marina. Lara and Stephan answered all my questions beforehand and the instructors - Che, Rodrigo and Damien - were first class. They are a friendly, knowledgeable bunch and I would recommend them to everybody. Loved my diving experience! Looking forward to my next visit :) Leona

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Che is the man! Our dive was awesome - safe, fun, and he took the time to point out a ton of marine life that I never would have spotted. This is the most professional, safety-conscious company that I've ever gone scuba diving with. When I go back to playa I'll definitely be diving with The Reef Marina. Thanks guys!

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DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had a good, short snorkeling trip leaving from the beach and heading out to the reef past Xcaret. It was a pretty straight-forward, lovely time. (Note: It's a bit of a challenge to get to the dive center if you're not staying at the hotel, but not a major deal.)

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Battleford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The staff here provided me with the best day of diving I've experienced in 48 years of diving -- bull sharks (out of season), octopus, turtles, eels, spotted rays, fish cleaning stations, barracuda and all the other varieties that we usually see. The staff members were very friendly, highly professional and the service was first class. Che and Damien were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This past Feb. I visited the Reef Marina to set up a Cenote dive. I met Lara and Jose. They were both very helpful and curteous. Most SCUBA folks I've encountered are that way but (especially) Lara went above and beyond in that she saw my information sheet, actually looked it over and advised me of a problem of which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and I just finished our advanced course with Reef Marina...Che was our instructor..Very professional and a great sense of humor..We had a lot of laughs..Lucio,Damian,Laura and all the rest of the crew were great too..If you never dove a Cenote,It's a must..We did Chak Mool...Until we meet again my friends..Jeff Davis

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great snorkel trip, had a sea turtle follow us around. Great wreck and reef dives. Thanks Stephan for keeping me safe.

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Aurora, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Thanks to all the staff at the reef marina. Appreciated all the help getting my open water certificate. Looking forward to coming back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Diving with The Reef Marina was a great experience; nice staff, professional shop and great diving. I ended up choosing a dive package with 3 double tank dives at the Playa del Carmen reef, in the cenotes and at Cozumel. The Playa del Carmen reef was similar to some of my previous dives but the Cenotes and Cozumel were amazing,... More 

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